Authority (OSDA) on Wednesday signed four MoUs to enhance the
skill set and employability of young people, particularly
during the coronavirus crisis, an official said.
The MoUs were virtually inked with different
organisations on the occasion of the World Youth Skills Day
Addressing a digital meet on the occasion, Chief
Minister Naveen Patnaik said, "I am glad to learn that in
these testing times, when the COVID-19 pandemic has raised new
challenges to mankind, the skill eco-system of Odisha has
taken a giant step forward in innovation for facing the
"I am confident that these collaborations will lead to
more opportunities for our youth at the global level."
In view of the pandemic, the World Youth Skills Day
was observed through webinars by leading ITIs involving
industry leaders, they said.
OSDA Chairman Subroto Bagchi and Skill Development and
Technical Education minister Premananda Nayak also addressed
the meet. PTI SKN